The Ivors Academy have revealed 33 nominated compositions, with shortlisted composers including Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Sir James MacMillan, Helen Grimes and Gavin Higgins.
‘I find it very easy to be critical of my own music, but when a musician I trust adds something to it I almost always love their contribution and can start to see my music in a different light’: Marcus Hamblett discusses he rewards of collaboration.
Soweto Kinch, Corinne Bailey Rae, Herbie Hancock and Gazelle Twin are among the diverse roster of artists slated for this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival.
Help Musicians UK is now accepting applications for the 2019 Peter Whittingham Jazz Award, worth £10,000. Learn more and apply...
'The drummers I've worshipped over the years use rhythm as their narrative, and they take you to places you've never been...' sticks supremo Valentina Magaletti on how she found her groove...
We dig deep into the stellar line-up of the inaugural We Out Here Festival for our new playlist. Boasting the most diverse schedule of the UK festival season, this one's a real ear-opener...
Nick Pitts, content director of Jazz FM, shares his insider knowledge about how to get your music played on one of the most influential jazz stations in the world.
Award-winning British jazz ace Shabaka Hutchings is curating OneFest 2019, and is inviting grassroots artists to apply to play.
‘To me everything is political, and if you say it’s not political that’s a privileged choice to not have to interact with politics,’ says East-London’s Poppy Ajudha.
The Ivors Composer Awards, formerly known as The British Composer Awards, are now open for entries across 12 categories.